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How can the poor benefit from private investment in agricultural research? A case study from Bolivia

This article evaluates potential mechanisms for facilitating increased private sector engagement in agricultural research for development and technology transfer (ARDTT), with particular emphasis on Bolivia. It reviews the mixed results of efforts, in dev ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:50

Aquaculture in Vietnam: perspectives and development

Thanks to the range of natural resources and the wealth of human capital, Vietnam is well placed to develop its aquaculture sector. Although it is one of the world’s largest producers of seafoods, Vietnam faces environmental and food security problems, an ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:02

Development and the Private Sector: Consuming Interests

Edited by:  Eade, Deborah Edited by:  Sayer, John ...

Book - admin - 2010-01-04 14:06

Globalisation and labour: The new ‘Great Transformation’

Author:  Munck, Ronaldo Publisher:  London: Zed Books, 2002, ISBN: 1 8427 7071 3 ...

Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 19:49

The links between food security and seed security: facts and fiction that guide response

The food price crisis has led to assumptions that food price rises are due to inadequate food production, and that such food insecurity is linked to seed insecurity. Hence, in response to high food prices, seed resources worth hundreds of millions of US ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2011-08-15 15:01

The World Conference on Sustainable Tourism

This conference, held in Lanzarote in April 1995, attracted delegates from NGOs, academic institutions, governments and the private sector, although representatives from the largest airlines, holiday companies and hotel groups were conspicuous by their ab ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:55

Global Finance and Development

The author reports on this conference, held in Tokyo in 1999, which brought together leading development thinkers and practitioners, and finance experts. The main discussions are summarised, often with reference to the recent Asian financial crisis, and t ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:05

Oil and Politics in the Gulf of Guinea

Author:  Soares de Oliveira, Ricardo Publisher:  London: Hurst & Co, 2007, I ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-17 12:08

Capitalism and the Information Age: The Political Economy of the Global Communication Revolution

Author:  McChesney, Robert W., Ellen Meiksins Wood and John Bellamy Foster (eds.) ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-17 12:11

Gender, health, and Fairtrade: insights from a research-action programme in Nicaragua

The present article provides evidence from a collaborative research programme in Nicaragua that suggests that Fairtrade is falling short of its equity-promoting potential. Providing an alternative framing of Fairtrade based on the gendered social determ ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2012-03-30 15:06